Stuck in Vermont

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100% Homegrown Vermont vlog about art, music, obsessions and outsiders, brought to you weekly by Seven Days, Vermont's alternative newsweekly. Join Eva Sollberger as she takes you all over Vermont - to art galleries, fairs, circuses, dance parties, up in hot air balloons, around town in cabs and to the theater in this weekly vlog. New episodes air every Wednesday.

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Episodes of Stuck in Vermont

    • Vermont Flower Show [SIV390]

      2/27/15: Three days of spring transformed the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction last weekend for the 2015 Vermont Flower Show organized by Green Works. Winter weary visitors were greeted by the scents, sounds and sights of warmer months. Eva joined them for this colorful flower extravaganza. Music: La Strada, “Grow, Grow, Grow” This episode of Stuck in Vermont was made possible by Hotel Vermont and Vermont ...

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        Mar 4, 2015
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    • U.S. Winter Swimming Championship [SIV389]

      2/21/15: The first ever United States Winter Swimming Championships were held Saturday in Newport on frozen Lake Memphremagog. A 25-meter two lane lap pool was cut out of the ice to accommodate competitors from around the world. Winter swimming has been popular abroad for decades and has only recently caught on in the States. This was the first event in North America to be sanctioned by the International Winter Swimming Association and it was a collaboration between the United States Winter Sw...

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        Feb 25, 2015
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    • Rutland Raiders Reign at VCCA [SIV388]

      2/14/15: The Rutland Raiders Varsity Cheerleading Squad recently made local headlines for being the 2nd team in Vermont to make it to Nationals (Essex placed 3rd in 2005). RHS Cheer placed 2nd and put Vermont cheerleading on the map. Eva caught up with the Raiders at the VCCA Cheerleading Competition at Mill River Union High School in North Clarendon on a snowy Valentine's Day to see what makes their squad so successful. You can see the Raiders compete at States next weekend in Vergennes. READ...

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        Feb 18, 2015
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    • Penguin Plunge [SIV387]

      2/7/15: The 20th Anniversary of the Penguin Plunge took place Saturday at the Burlington Waterfront. Over 1,200 brave souls lept into the frigid waters of Lake Champlain and helped raise about $400,000 for Special Olympics Vermont. This year Eva joined their ranks and took the plunge. Music: Barbacoa, "Teen Beast” “Celtic Impulse,” “Achaidh Cheide,” composed & performed by Kevin MacLeod “Also Sprach Zarathustra” composed ...

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        Feb 11, 2015
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    • The Odd Couple [SIV386]

      1/29/15: This week is the Love & Marriage issue of Seven Days and what better way to celebrate than with a video featuring a unique Vermont couple, Lisa and Roy Haynes. Lisa is a former professional wrestler who has rescued over 3,000 cats and dogs with her 20 year old non-profit Save Our Strays. Roy is known far and wide as the "Cheapest Man in America" and has appeared on countless tv shows like Ripley's Believe it or Not, ABC's 20/20 and more recently, TLC's Extreme Cheapskates. Just how do...

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        Feb 4, 2015
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    • Skateland Vermont [SIV385]

      1/22/15: Skateland Vermont opened its doors the day after Christmas in Essex Junction. The roller rink has quickly become a popular spot for old and young alike, often selling out on weekends. Eva talked to families who grew up at the old Skateland in Williston and are excited to bring their kids to the new spot. And then she strapped on some skates for some old-fashioned good fun. Music: Barbacoa, “Venus in Spurs” This episode of Stuck in Vermo...

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        Jan 28, 2015
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    • Rachel Lives Here Now [SIV384]

      1/15/15: In August of 2013, Rachel Lindsay made a big move and left New York City and her work in the advertising industry to relocate to Burlington Vermont and start a comic blog called Rachel Lives Here Now. She became a cashier at City Market and "hit the cartoon jackpot," meeting many colorful characters who inspire her funny pages. Music: Rachel Lindsay, “Collapse Takes,” "I’m Your Little Heart,” “Wendy,” “The Wizard of Life” This episode of Stuck in Vermont ...

      • Release date
        Jan 21, 2015
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    • Vermont Finders Keepers [SIV383]

      1/10/15: Keith Mailhotte started Vermont Finders Keepers in 2012. Since then he has carefully carved about 350 eggshells and hidden them all over the state. Keith posts clues on his Facebook page and a group of avid hunters rush to be the first to find this eggsquisite prize. Eva met some fanatic finders and went on an treasure hunt with them in Hyde Park. Music: Colin Clary, Apocalypse Yow! “Top Secret Secret Project”

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        Jan 14, 2015
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    • Sledding Adventure [SIV382]

      12/28/14: Tony Telensky, AKA Max Speed, caught the sledding bug in 2008. Since then he has been organizing sledding adventures with family and friends at scenic Vermont spots such as Mount Philo, the Lincoln Gap Road and Smuggler's Notch Road. Eva and her sister Margot join Tony and his sledding compatriots for a speedy sledding adventure down the Notch Road in Stowe. They ride Hammerhead Sleds designed by Vermonter Steve Luhr who accompanies them for the climb. Umiak offers Top of the Notch s...

      • Release date
        Jan 7, 2015
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    • Van Gogh Makes Friends [SIV381]

      12/8/14: Whether he's warming laps at Pillsbury Manor South in South Burlington or learning how to read with kids at the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston, Van Gogh is one busy feline. A registered therapy cat, he is a European Burmese who is unusually calm with people. His handler Elizabeth Llewellyn is happy to share Van Gogh's affections with his many fans. Music: The Smittens, A Little Revol...

      • Release date
        Dec 23, 2014
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